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Solstice Roasters to Open Cafe in Former Peterson Nut Space in Gateway District

“I can say this with integrity: We are probably the largest coffee company in Cleveland that no one has ever heard of,” says Joe...

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Cleveland City Council Passes Legislation to Keep Extended Outdoor Dining, Drinking Options for Restaurants and Bars Through at Least June 2021

Today, Cleveland City Council has passed legislation that will renew the temporary program that allows bars and restaurants to extend outdoor seating into parking...

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Prosperity Social Club Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Fifteen years ago today, the Tremont bar formerly known as Dempsey’s Oasis reopened as Prosperity Social Club, a place that offers local brews, classic...

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Imports and Ex-Pats: Recent Little Italy Addition Home Bistro Hits All the Right Notes

We often hear of restaurants being described as “neighborhood spots,” but what exactly does that mean? Well, there’s the location, for starters, which requires...

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Il Rione in Gordon Square Looks Ahead to Spring 'Grand Reopening' with Expanded Dining Room

“Depending what goes on with the world, we are looking at an April grand reopening,” says Brian Holleran, who along with Brian Moss runs...

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How Did Cleveland Come to Love Clambakes So Much?

"I don't think any other part of the country has a fall clambake season like ours," Bill Gullo, director of purchasing at Catanese Classic...

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With Financial Assistance from Evergreen, Phoenix Coffee Converts to Employee-Owned Cooperative

Phoenix Coffee, a Cleveland-based company that employs 37 people across five Northeast Ohio coffee shops and one wholesale roastery, announced that it is transitioning...

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Updated: Bakersfield Taco Spot in Ohio City to Reopen as Avo Modern Mexican

“We’re not doing tacos,” says Gabriel Zeller, who along with partner and spouse Julie Mesenburg will be opening Avo Modern Mexican (2058 W. 25th...

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Der Braumeister Hires New Executive Chef to Help Write the 35-Year-Old Restaurant’s Next Chapter

For the first time in Der Braumeister’s 35-year history, a non-family member will be serving as executive chef. That person is Jason Quinlan, who...

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'Chase the Flavor' Virtual Cooking Classes to Continue into Winter

It’s not too late to “Chase the Flavor,” says organizer Amy Pappas. These cooking classes, held virtually thanks to Zoom, have brought chefs like...

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SoHo in Ohio City Announces Plans to Reopen as Fast-Casual Eatery in the Coming Weeks

In the midst of too much bad news in the restaurant world, there are some rays of sunshine. One of those rays will be...

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LockKeepers Has Reopened and Marble Room Will Do the Same in November

After many months of being sidelined by Covid, Marble Room (623 Euclid Ave., 216-523-7000) has announced that it will reopen, putting an end to continual speculation...

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Cleveland Pizza Week is Coming Nov. 9-15 With $8 Pies for Everyone

After a wildly successful Cleveland Pizza Week in 2019, we are excited to announce the return of the Second Annual week-long Pizza Party! Cleveland...

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Sokolowski's, A True Cleveland Treasure, Has Permanently Closed After 97 Years in Business

They don't get much more Cleveland than Sokolowski's, the nearly century-old Tremont restaurant that's served pierogies and other Polish classics to Presidents, movie stars,...

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Edison's Pizza To Open a New Outpost in Lucky's Market This Month

Edison's Pizza has been dishing up ooey-gooey slices and whole pies in Tremont to the late-night bar crowd for 14 years and had, until...

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Hell's Fried Chicken Opens in University Circle Today

Good news, Cleveland chicken fans. Hell's Fried Chicken (11324 Euclid Ave.) opens its doors today in University Circle. It'll be open daily from 11...

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Cloak and Dagger, a Craft Cocktail Bar in Tremont, to Open Tuesday, October 13

Cloak & Dagger (2399 West 11th St., 216-795-5657), which owner Casey Hughes describes as a “neighborhood craft cocktail bar,” is set to open on Tuesday,...

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Mason's Creamery in Ohio City Announces Date for Annual Winter Transition to Ramen Shop

On Monday, October 19, Mason's Creamery (4401 Bridge Ave., 216-762-1095) in Ohio City will close its doors in order to transition, as it has done...

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Molinari's, an East-Side Staple for Nearly 30 Years, Has Closed

Less than a year ago, I reached out to Randal Johnson, the chef and owner of Molinari's in Mentor. I was writing a feature...

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Federal Assistance and a Warm Summer Kept Most Cleveland Restaurants Open Through the Pandemic. That’s About to Change

“I've never seen a summer like this in Cleveland," says Doug Katz. “I’m so grateful that we have had this. But I think it's...

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Proof Opened Despite the Hurdles of the Pandemic and Brought Killer Barbecue to Tremont

Mike Griffin already had done so much work to prepare for the opening of Proof, his barbecue restaurant in Tremont, but one final hurdle...

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